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MEN OF THE PACIFIC:

BEING

ORIGINAL SKETCHES

OF THE

LITES AND CHARACTERS OF THE PRINCIPAL MEN, LIVING AND DECEASED, OF THE PACIFIC
STATES AND TERRITORIES-PIONEERS, POLITICIANS, LAWYERS, DOCTORS, MERCHANTS,
ORATORS, AND DIVINES—TO WHICH ARE ADDED THEIR SPEECHES, ADDRESSES,

ORATIONS, EULOGIES, LECTURES, AND POEMS, CPON A VARIETY

OF SUBJECTS, INCLUDING THE HAPPIEST FORENSIC EFFORTS

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They came-the Founders of a State,

The men with spirit brave and free,
Who snatched the magic wand of Fate

And shaped their own high destiny.-J. T. GOODMAN.
No species of writing seems more worthy of cultivation than Biography.-LANGHORNE.

SAN FRANCISCO:
BACON AND COMPANY, PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS,
No. 536 Clay Street, between Montgomery and Sansome.

1 870.

Entered according to Act' of Congress, in the year 1869, by

BACON AND COMPANY, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the District

of California.

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THIS VOLUME IS INSCRIBED IN TOKEN OF THE REGARD ENTERTAINED FOR HIS CHARACTER BY

HE EDITOR:

D.

gift of gen

Lyman

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